Category: Developer

Stop Overthinking Mobile and Start With Stupid-Simple Apps

Stop Overthinking Mobile and Start With Stupid-Simple Apps

Let’s face it: complexity sucks. This is true when it comes to most things in life: complex solutions are not elegant. Complex things tend to break down quickly. And it’s certainly true that complex apps are more difficult to learn and to use. Yet, when it comes to mobile app... Read More»

Essential AppExchange Ingredients to Get Right the First Time

Essential AppExchange Ingredients to Get Right the First Time

I’ve raised the Dreamforce flag six times and proudly call myself a veteran! It’s all muscle memory to me now, having spoken at countless keynotes. But every second revolves around keeping business innovation fresh. And it just keeps getting better and better! Dreamforce veterans, you know what’s coming up: a... Read More»

Dreamforce '14 Developer Keynote: The Big Reasons to Reserve Your Seat Now

Dreamforce '14 Developer Keynote: The Big Reasons to Reserve Your Seat Now

On the fence about whether the DF '14 developer keynote is for you? The developer keynote is for anyone who wants to create new apps, or extend and customize their existing salesforce implementation. Reserve your seat now before they sell out! Read More»

How to Power Your Christmas Lights with Salesforce

How to Power Your Christmas Lights with Salesforce

The holiday season is upon us again and what better way to celebrate than with an excessive amount of blinking lights? Originally, I set out to build an 8 channel Christmas light controller, but it would need to go on the roof, and climbing on the roof to manage it... Read More»

One Simple Button to Prevent Cherry-Picking Customer Cases And Leads

One Simple Button to Prevent Cherry-Picking Customer Cases And Leads

Customers tell me that they have a problem with their agents cherry-picking cases and leads. They use assignment rules to assign the objects to queues, but once they're in queues, the agents look them up in list views and accept them from there. This can give opportunistic agents the ability... Read More»

A Connected App Strategy Leads To Stronger Customer Relationships

A Connected App Strategy Leads To Stronger Customer Relationships

Tien Tzuo is CEO of Zuora. Salesforce.com was started with a simple premise: why couldn’t enterprise apps be as easy to use as buying a book on Amazon? In the last 14 years, this simple question has exploded into the trend we now call the “Consumerization of IT.” But what... Read More»

Business App Bootcamp Spotlights Massive Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

Business App Bootcamp Spotlights Massive Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

Passion. Opportunity. Innovation. These three prominent themes emerged throughout salesforce.com’s first-ever Business App Bootcamp, where a ‘standing room only’ crowd of more than 400 developers and entrepreneurs gathered this week to gain perspective on the business app revolution and learn how to build the next big enterprise app. Exactly how... Read More»

From Garage to Glory: How to Build the Next Big App for the Enterprise

From Garage to Glory: How to Build the Next Big App for the Enterprise

The enterprise app revolution is here and transforming the way we work. With a great idea and the right go-to-market strategy, you can build a revenue-generating business in record time. Attend Business App Bootcamp, a free event in San Francisco on January 29, to hear from influential thought leaders including... Read More»

10 Developer Presentations You Don't Want to Miss

10 Developer Presentations You Don't Want to Miss

At Dreamforce this year we had over 230 developer sessions. With a limited amount of time, or possibly not attending at all, you may have missed these killer breakouts. Internal experts as well as luminaries from the community delivered some amazing content, and below you can get a taste of... Read More»

The App Builder's Guide to Dreamforce

The App Builder's Guide to Dreamforce

Are you going to Dreamforce? Are you looking to learn more about building applications with point-and-click tools and minimal coding? Check out this list of sessions and hands-on learning exercises geared to boost your app building skills! Read More»